A Rome woman is accused of stealing more than $230,000 from an elderly person.
According to Floyd County Jail reports:
Tara Mellia Strickland, 51, of 202 Sunny Heights Drive, is accused of taking funds from the person's checking account beginning in February 2011. Documents at the jail also claim she lawfully obtained some of the funds, but converted then them for her own purposes.
She is charged with felony theft by conversion, felony theft by taking and felony exploitation of an elder.